Musée du Parfum in Paris Shares the History of French Perfume

Fragonard Musée du Parfum bouteilles du parfum

One of the best free things to do in Paris is to visit the Museum du Parfum by Fragonard in the 9th arrondissement Located around the corner from Palais Garnier, Musée du Parfum is easily accessible from the Opera metro stop and a short walk up rue Auber and a left at Square de l’Opéra-Louis Jouvet. […]

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Emerging Brand Introduces Timeless Suiting for Less

Suit & Simple Indiegogo Campaign

Suit & Simple’s concept of affordable suiting is the perfect fit for young professionals Going to college is challenging enough, but it’s only a preparation for the competitive job search ahead. In theory, a college student who earns high marks, participates in campus life and interns at a good organization should be able to get […]

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Musée Bourdelle Exhibits Balenciaga, l’oeuvre au noir

Balenciaga L'oeuvre noir fashion exhibit at Musee Bourdelle

The Montparnasse museum curates fashion designer Cristobal Balenciaga’s work using black until July 16, 2017 In partnership with Palais Galliera, Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris, Musée Bourdelle curates the perfect exhibit for true minimalists, fashion history geeks and lovers of “all-black-everything.” Enter Balenciaga, l’oeuvre au noir, which highlights all the different […]

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Exploring Cultural Appropriation in Fashion

Calling out cultural appropriation has been a growing trend within the past decade—it’s time to figure out what it exactly means and what is legitimately considered offensive. To make this easier, I will focus mostly on understanding cultural appropriation in context to the fashion industry. What is cultural appropriation? Here’s the definition published by the […]

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Getting Personal: A New Chapter for Fashion Retail

Understanding the Fashion Retail Landscape Many department stores and big brands have announced hundreds of closures happening in 2017. If we’re going to be honest, most of the closures were not terribly surprising. Some companies include inexpensive, fast-fashion brands (rue21 and Wet Seal); classic shopping mall retailers that were once popular in the 1990s-early 2000s […]

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The Museum at FIT’s Paris Refashioned Exhibit

A few highlights from the Fashion Institute of Technology’s recent Spring 2017 exhibit It’s easy for the general public to get excited over seeing Chanel or Christian Dior, but other fashion houses and emerging designers also shaped the Swinging Sixties and contributed plenty ideas that are still relevant in the industry in 2017. The Museum […]

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Meet FASHIONABLE, Fair Trade and Fashion-Forward

  Meet the American, Fair Trade brand empowers women with style and grace I want to support brands that engage in eco-friendly and Fair Trade practices—the problem is that most of products in this market fail to balance both style and ethical consciousness. European eco-fashion brands have been able to adapt to the needs of the […]

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